Police Officer

Allegheny College Department of Public Safety has a full-time, part-time, and/or temporary part-time opening for a Police Officer.  Qualified individuals must possess strong leadership skills, a commitment to serving a liberal arts college community, and an understanding of the role of campus security in a collegiate setting.  The position is a nonexempt position reporting to the Director of Public Safety.  Position requires availability to work morning, afternoon, night shifts, and/or weekends and holidays.

The position is a sworn position responsible primarily for the safety of our students, employees and visitors and the protection of College assets.  The officer works with the Allegheny College Judicial System to ensure student compliance while assuring compliance with Pennsylvania Criminal and Traffic laws.  The position often requires investigation of incidents and the preparation of reports for all levels.  Must be able to handle conflict and affect timely and equitable resolutions.

The successful candidate must be a Pennsylvania resident when hired and must possess and maintain a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license; must be Pennsylvania Act 120 certified; and must possess First Aid/CPR certification.  Candidates must also possess exceptional customer service/people skills.  Preference will be given to candidates who have military experience, advanced security or police training, and knowledge of crime prevention techniques. Candidate must successfully complete a full background investigation prior to beginning work.

Please submit a letter of application, resume, and provide contact information for three references to the Office of Human Resources, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main Street, Meadville, PA  16335 or by e-mail to hr@allegheny.edu.   Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

posted 2/7/17